Saka Dawa

Saka Dawa is one of the most important sacred Buddhist days. The whole fourth Tibetan month or specially (May 9th to May 23rd) is celebrated. On the full moon day of this month, Buddha had performed three most important deeds, he was born, attaining enlightenment and parinirvana. During this month people place special emphasis on dharma practice like circumambulation of Monasteries and Stupa, prostrations, taking precepts, reciting mantras, offering mandalas, doing sadhanas and saving animals lives, etc. All the merits will be multiplied 100,000 times from our dharma practices.